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Distinguished thinker speaks at Milltown

polkinghorne_01.jpgOne of the world’s leading thinkers on religion and science, Dr John Polkinghorne, will give a public lecture in the Milltown Institute on the theme of ‘Human personhood: the context of hominid evolution’. It will take place on Tuesday, 19 February 2008. Dr Polkinghorne had a long and highly distinguished academic career – he taught theoretical physics for many years, held a Chair at Cambridge, was appointed President of Queen’s College, was made a Fellow of the Royal Society, and was awarded the Templeton Prize in 2002. On top of all this, he was ordained an Anglican priest in 1982. For further details about his Milltown lecture, email Gabrielle McCabe.